April 3, 2016
Three reasons to visit restaurant Kuu premium
I was invited to celebrate restaurant Kuu’s 50th birthday. The birthday guests got to enjoy a special four-course anniversary meal. There are plenty of reasons to visit the 50-year-old Kuu (“Moon” in English) and in this post I will introduce three of them.   Central location in Töölö district The restaurant is located close to the […]
What to do in Helsinki on Sundays? premium
Let’s start with collecting all your mates with you, put the trashiest Sunday look on, and free your mind for an awesome Sunday. Here are my tips for a mind-blowing and fun Helsinki Sunday a.k.a ”Funday”! I lived a year in Sydney, where Sundays used to be “the thing”. On Sundays, you can concentrate on […]
November 25, 2014
Let’s visit urban grandmother’s home – Famu & Bar! premium
As a former Töölö resident, I wanted to checkup on the latest addition to the neighborhood’s restaurant supply: Famu & Bar. The Töölö district is known for its artists, Salmiakkikioski and greenness, but I have been missing a good brunch in the area. Therefore, in secret, I was hoping that I now would find that – […]
November 11, 2014
Fall cycling around Laajalahti bay premium
Our readers asked for a blog post about good cycling routes around Helsinki district. There are over 1 000 km of interesting cycling paths around the city, and my perennial favorites run along Vantaa River and in the woods of Keskuspuisto. However, this time I wanted to try something new, so I looked for inspiration […]
May 28, 2013
Enjoy Helsinki’s maritime appeal at Mestaritalli’s brunch! premium
Between two of Helsinki’s most beautiful sights, the Hietaranta beach and the Sibelius monument, lies one of Helsinki’s interesting maritime restaurants called Mestaritalli. On the verdant Merikannontie, which is one of Helsinki’s most popular outdoor recreation areas, you’ll find many cozy cafés (among others the legendary café Regatta), but also the tranquil restaurant Mestaritalli. Restaurant […]
April 11, 2013
The temple of coffee Cafetoria offers Finnish coffee roasting factory services with a Latin heart at the root of the “Rock Church” premium
At the roots of Temppeliaukio Church (also known as the Rock Church), which belongs to the top 5 sights in Helsinki, lies the interesting and exciting café and showroom called Cafetoria. A coffee roasting factory bearing the same name is behind this café and showroom.  The idea that got started during a holiday in Latin-America […]
March 14, 2013
At the Exhibitionists art and literature meet over a cup of coffee premium
During the last couple of years Töölö has become a strong contender to Kruununhaka and Punavuori in the restaurant and café scene. Museokatu, which has quickly become a street that locals rely on for good restaurants and cafés, is full of interesting points to visit: among others Kaffecentralen, grocery store Anton&Anton, café Marocco, Petris Chocolate […]
April 4, 2012
Yobot Frozen Yoghurt offers a fun and healthy snack with Finnish influences premium
Töölö has got a fun turquoise rejuvenation! Located on Runeberginkatu street, which mainly is a restaurant street, there is now a newly opened self service yoghurt bar called Yobot Frozen Yoghurt. The idea of a yoghurt bar as such in Helsinki isn’t a novelty but the self service version of it is. Frozen yoghurt is […]
August 6, 2011
Calm sail: a campfire club arrives in Helsinki! premium
The jewel of the Töölönlahti Bay, café kiosk Tyyni (in English: calm), which is located next to the Opera house on a great viewpoint on a rock terrace built next to the bay, is  hosting this summer for the first time a campfire club with live music. This club enables town residents to grill some […]